Snowshoe Elementary School

2001 W Fairview Loop
Wasilla, AK 99654
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Snowshoe Elementary School serves 369 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Snowshoe Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is equal to the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Snowshoe Elementary School's student population of 369 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students369 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Snowshoe Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Rankings

Snowshoe Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Snowshoe Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#250 out of 461 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
20%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
67%
47%
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Hawaiian
2%
3%
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Two or more races
7%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.510.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMatanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Snowshoe Elementary School is Burchell High School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mat-su Central School (4.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Goose Bay Elementary School (3.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wasilla Burchell High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 209 students
    3.4 miles
    1775 W Parks Hwy
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 864-2600
    3.4 9-12 209
  • Wasilla Goose Bay Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 340 students
    3.7 miles
    6400 Hollywood Blvd
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 352-6400
    3.7 PK-2 340
  • Wasilla Mat-su Central School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,698 student
    4.0 miles
    600 E Railroad Ave #6
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 352-7480
    4 K-12 1,698
  • Wasilla Iditarod Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 437 students
    4.4 miles
    455 E Carpenter Cir
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 352-9100
    4.4 PK-5 437
  • Wasilla Wasilla Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 648 students
    4.8 miles
    650 Bogard Rd
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 352-5300
    4.8 6-8 648

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